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Opening Minds about Open Defecation

Open defecation, although, is on a decline worldwide, it is still widely practiced by 950 million open defecators in the world, 569 million of which are in India.

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Miami Film Festival Shines A Spotlight On Haiti

When filmmaker Owsley Brown set out to explore Haitian identity through music, he assumed it would take a couple of years. Never, however, did he imagined it would be 10. B...

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UP’s Healthcare Paradox: From Worse Than Haiti To Better Than Rest OIf India

At a time when India’s sex ratio at birth is low and declining–from 909 (2011) to 887 (2014)–there are, in poor, populous Uttar Pradesh (UP), districts su...

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How To Find A Resilient Solution To Extreme Poverty

In the last two weeks, the devastation in Haiti from Hurricane Mathew has grown more and more shocking. Families woke up to see their neighborhoods in tatters, and the numb...

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This Is What Hurricane Matthew Has Done — And What It May Still Do

The National Hurricane Center downgraded Hurricane Matthew to a Category 3 on Friday, but US officials are warning that the worst may be yet to come for the southeast, than...

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Hurricanes Will Worsen As Planet Warms And Sea Levels Rise, Scientists Warn

Major storms such as Hurricane Matthew, which has slammed into Haiti and isnow headed towards the US, will grow in menace as the world warms and sea levels rise, scientists...

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Hurricane Matthew ' Will Kill You,' Says Florida Governor

"This storm will kill you."
That's the message officials in South Carolina and Florida are trying to get across to residents potentially in the path of the storm. Matt...

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Prioritizing Maternal And Newborn Survival: Time To Look To The Developing World For Affordable Solutions

With America unique among developed and most developing countries in its rising maternal mortality, it's especially encouraging to see significant progress in mothers' and ...

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Kaleidoscope - Precious Friendships

Two books about enduring friendships, both beautiful and heartwarming are very different—one about two female friends and the other about four male friends.  The...

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Stars Celebrate First Graduating Class From Academy For Peace And Justice In Haiti

Over 40 international Artists for Peace and Justice members and supporters traveled to Port-au-Prince to celebrate the first graduating class of the Academy for P...

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